BRAF Abseiling @ Somersby

The scouts had an amazing day joining in the Gosford District’s BRAF Abseiling at Reeves Street, Somersby during September 2019. It was great to see the intrepid troop challenging themselves down a variety of steep cliff faces. Thanks to our leaders Patch and Goliath for joining in too!! .

Tent Assembly Blindfolded!

I must confess I never would have thought of this Scout challenge but I’m assured it’s easier than it sounds. Tent assembly blindfolded and using your feet with just one person directing you! Great to see Grandfather looking very relaxed observing this exercise. He must have plenty of faith in the Scout troop’s abilities. GoContinue reading “Tent Assembly Blindfolded!”

Australian Scout Medallion (ASM) for Greta

We’re sure Greta’s heard this many, many times – but a big B-R-A-V-O-O-O to her just the same! Greta was presented with her Australian Scout Medallion (ASM) Certificate in early April by Chief Commissioner Neville Tomkins OAM JP. Greta was just one of 39 NSW recipients and she was awarded her medallion at the BrokenContinue reading “Australian Scout Medallion (ASM) for Greta”

YouTube/NBN News footage of Corroboree

Well didn’t Scouts have a wonderful time at Corroboree! Troop shot of which BBSG was part of above. If you’re interested in getting a real feel for what happened at the camp with some of our Scouts featured please watch the footage taken by JNNTV – Scouts TV link below: For NBN News footage ofContinue reading “YouTube/NBN News footage of Corroboree”

Corroboree here we come!

The weather was 34 degrees when Scouts sallied forth at 6.30 am bound for the 2017 Scout Corroboree at Lostock (on the Paterson River near the Barrington Tops). Accompanied by the troop mascot R2-D2, R2-D2 made sure that no Scout (male or female) would be left behind…making plenty of C-3PO jokes as the Scouts embarkedContinue reading “Corroboree here we come!”

100 Years of Cubs, 100 Years of Taronga Zoo

Where to begin on this adventure? Such a big day and lots of excitement particularly amongst the younger members of the Group that had never previously visited Taronga Zoo. To celebrate 100 years of Cubs and 100 Years of Taronga¬† Zoo, Cubs and Scouts were given the opportunity to embark on this journey by theContinue reading “100 Years of Cubs, 100 Years of Taronga Zoo”